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FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 10:00pm EST
the republicans today can get done with this obama white house. lou:and are you and i in agreement th the republicans are not innear sufficiently strong position, not with the lack of taent, there are ome quesonsabou that but because of the lack f power of the leaers in the house and the role of the housen this negotiation. >> i am not prepared to ay that. i go up to the capitol every week and meet with the republican leaders and lten to them as thy talked very openly about what tir views are d what they're trying to get done. and i cantell you tt they are a lot stronger than they have been presented by the conservative media. the interesting thng about the speaker is to o make you look carefully at his roposals, he is never implyg that e would increase tax rates. and yet the mentiod the breitbart comments. and that is really not accurate. lou: you know, as a former --as a distinguished chairman of the house ways and means cmittee i think you and i wold agree, revenue illll betaxed, whether it is eliminating loopoles, whether it is eliminating spial treatment, or whether it is rais
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 8:00pm EST
what's frustrating, neil, another point. to me, doing research here, the irs has 36 obama white house aids, owe 833 # -- $83 #3,000 in back taxes. they still have jobs. neil: legitimate taxes there, but i am curious bout this. raised a good point as did katrina on -- when i got out of school, if you went into government, it was like the peace corp., a good service thing to do, didn't expect to get rich, but it was like a righteousness to it. now, katrina's right. there's money to be made going into government, and security to be found in government. >> average federal workers earn $32,000 more than the average private sector worker, and i think there's just resentment towards federal workers because they are protected, because the administration is adding them. we see it every month. neil: in other words, you're here to serve us, not us you. what do you think of that, katrina? >> well, i also think a lot of small businesses, and business in general, a lot of times, get, you know, a bad wrap in the press, and as an entrepreneur, i started the business from scratch. i worked at the libr
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
fiscal cliff. not today. just a day at a meeting speaker john boehner at the white house, president obama extended a little olive branch in avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> i have said i will work with republicans on a plan for economic growth, job creation and reducing our deficits. and had some common western democrats and republicans, i understand people have a lot of different views, i'm willing to compromise a little bit. >> the white house would not disclose any details of the meeting with the president and the speaker yesterday. both sides confirming communications are open. speaker john boehner saying discussions are taking place. liz: maybe the fact they're keeping quiet may mean something is really going to happen. keep dreaming. >> does politics have to watch out what is happening in silicon valley. apple and google compete on so many different rounds. but they're actually coming together to co-compete on a bid for the patents that kodak holds. 1100 patents, half a billion dollars. they realize instead of sitting across from each other playing and outbidding one another, we will w
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
tonight. "the willis report" is next. gerri: tracy: hello, i am tracy byrnes for a president obama is meeting at the white house right now. a meeting called by the white house. a little bit strange since earlier today. speaker boehner left the capital and the white house said the ball was in speaker boehner square. rich edson is on the white house with the latest. were they talking about? this on a day when president obama said i have cut $1 trillion already in spending. that was part of last summer's budget deal. but he says that i am willing to do a lot more cuts in spending. you have a willingness to do spending cuts, a willingness from john boehner to raise revenues. however, we have been stuck on the details of this thing for the past two weeks here. the past three weeks or longer. the white house is putting an offer on the table. they were far apart in spending cuts. our part in revenues and the way they do increase tax revenues. republicans say no to any tax rate increase. how speaker john boehner says they will do it by limiting deductions next year. what the white house wants
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 3:00pm EST
with president obama at the white house today. okay? at 3:30 eastern, not a lot of hours left and daylight here, but getting together according to a white house official. we'll see if the markets make a better comeback at the moment. well off lows, same with the s&p and nasdaq, a tough day for most of this. okay, 5 p.m., now we have the number, the time, 5 p.m., john boehner going to the white house for a meeting, according to wire reports. the airline industry has become infamous for losing money, but spirit airlines created a flight pattern to consistent profits. ben, spirit airlines ceo joining me now in a fox business exclusive going into the holiday travel season, and following the story now for a better part of a couple years, finding it absolutely fascinating, and airline able to do this embracing nickel and diming. tell me first how is the airline situation looking going into the christmas two weeks before? >> well, great to see you again, liz, and merry christmas, and, you know, christmas, the christmas hanukkah season is traditionally a strong volume period for the airli
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm EST
white house saying their wasting time and president obama is bringing our economy right to the edge. >> ford is yr we offered a serious proposal based on testimony of friends that clinton's former chief of staff. since then there has been no counteroffer from the white house. instead, reports indicate that the president has adopted a deliberate strategy to a slow walk our economy right to the edge of the fiscal cliff. gerri: earlier i asked republican senator richard shelby of alabama for his take on the comments from boehner. >> i believe that saker boehner is on the right track. the president has not come uptown now, been deeply involved, that we know about , in any of these offers are counteroffers. campaigning to meet.been but he has to get involved if he wants to avoid the fiscal cliff. i think that the speaker has indicated that h will try to engage in, try to meet him and try to avoid the fiscal cleft that the presiient is going to continue to say it is my way or the highway, thats another game. gerri: it is. harry reid today saying that the game isat chess game, and the repu
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
senior white house aide confirms the obama administration is offering $1.4 trillion in revenue. you remember the previous offer by the white house was 1.6 trillion in revenue. so a little decline there but, no talk of spending right? we'll bring you more details as we have them. >>> the tragic death of dallas cowboys player is sparking debate how much control employers can imposed over their workers. over the weekend krou boys linebacker jerry brown was killed in a drunk driving accident with fellow teammate josh brent at the wheel. the cowboys are considering installing a device called safe-key in every player's car. it prevents cars from driving if the driver doesn't pass a visual hand-eye coordination test. the cowboys won't be the first organization to have rules. here at "money" we told you about it. ri health which fired 150 workers for not getting flu shots. the question is, are these kinds of rules fair to employees and are they even legal? here to figure this out is attorney nicole davord. thanks for coming on. >> sure. thanks for having me. melissa: let's start with the ig
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
obama administration's singular and immediate focus on the anti-islam video? >> why did you just focus on that part for so long rather thansay, look, it's not a black and white issue. >> one of the motivations may very well be either the video, the response to the video in cairo, and, certainly, that's not ruled out. >> fox news has confirmed the decision to shut down the cia annex was made in the early morning hours of septemr 12th after it took indirect fire, and while the annex was cleared of classified material and equipment in less than ten hours, the consulate less than a mileway has never been secured, lou. lou: we hear very little about who made the decision not to respd with military, para-military forces to support, and perhaps save, four americans who were killed in the attacks. >> well, here privately on capital hill from lawmakers, they wondered if the president meant there were not the assets available in the mediterranean to respond quickly. what we're seeing in the next few weeks, soon with open hearings the public can watch on capital hill, is refocusing on this
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
own people. lou: neither the white house or pentagon elaborating on what the cons -- consequences would be, but having russia back them would be a determined outcome made by the promise of president obama in dealing with russia after winning a second term as he remarked to the russian president thinking they were off microphone as they met in south korea back in march. >> after my election, i have more flexibility. >> i understand. i just need permission -- lou: a full report on the disturbing turn of events in syria and the likely price of russian cooperation on syria. another middle east dictator, egyptian leader, morsi, with a concession to the opponents inviting them to hold talks on the crisis. is that enough to appease protesters who plan larger demonstrations tomorrow? we'll be talking with fox news middle east expert while ferris in washington institute fellow eric trager, and president obama back on the campaign trail continuing to successfully dress up his ultimatum on higher taxes as a republican decision rather than his own declaration. his staff organized a sit-down w
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 1:00pm EST
on top earners. rich edson is back in the white house with more. >> president obama said look, if republicans agree to my tax plan, we can get this deal done in a week.3 john boehner is waiting on the president, he says he's read hey to meet with the president at any time. we asked the president obama plan on calling the speaker or inviting the speaker to the white house and we haven't gotten a response. what is dumbing this all up is the tax rate increase. >> were not insisting on rates out of spite for any kind of partisan victory. but rather because we need to raise a certain amount of revenue. >> an obsession to raise taxes is not going to solve the problem. what will solve the problem is doing something about the entitlements, taking on wasteful spending in washington. speak up for the fiscal cliff is part of the half trillion dollars in cuts to the pentagon. the defense has been saying we will not plan for sequestration's because they don't want to be cautious because it is like a gun to the head. they're now looking into planning for this because we are getting pretty late,
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 9:00pm EST
speaker john boehner sent a counteroffer to president obama to fend off the fiscal cli. in a response to an offer made by the white house yesterday, we go to rich edson from washington, d.c. with the latest. rich, any response from the white house on this? >> still working on that. aids say in exchhnge of proposals taken place, some movement, but still major differences between the white house and speaker's office. fox news reports the speaker and president just spoke on the phone. white house folks s there's a sign of movement. a senior huse aide says the evite house reduc the and the white house has reduced itsm demand for tax revenue increases from just under to fund the store one-and-a-half to will sort of the latest republican billio offer of $800 billion.e there is anfother offer on the t table from republicans. the details are known.ys the spokesman said the white house got up counter offer tois. solve our looming debt crisis. we are still waiting for the white house to identify what pet spending cuts the president is willing to make as part of the balanced approach.use fox news i
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
, back here on earth. top corporate brass meeting with president obama's aides, no surprise, they are cozying up to the president. ed, you are rude when you go to the white house, you speak your -ind, and you are not intimidated. i have interviewed a lot of presidents myself, i am always intimidated. it -- i think what happens. with the ceos, they are shell shocked even for these guys, like the guys in chrysler building they go in there they don't know what to do. >> i'm a very literal person when i get an invite, they tell me they want me to speak my mind, i do, maybe i should be more little bit ily correct. but they are -- politically correct. they are good people are they are great leaders,. neil: has anyone declined? >> the ones that can fige out a raireally good excuse to not , don't go, it is a terrible distraction, their pr people are coaching them, and coaching them. they don't want to say something that will damage the shareholders, so they play the game. neil: you know, a lot of these guys, have said, and women, have been saying, mr. president, we think a deal shoul be struc
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
guest, obama was one of the biggest recipients of campaign contribution from fannie and freddie when he was senator, they will not be shut dunn while he in the white house, but let's do everything we can to, keep them as small as possible, not let them grow back to the malig malignant entities they were. it does offense me as a taxpayer to see these people get these generous salaries courtesy, from uncle sam in order to do bad things, we should not subsidize housing, period. neil: when ben took over aig, he instituted higher pay, he did turn a lot of things around. so, there is something to be said but aig is one thing, fannie and freddie? >> i would be more offended as a taxpayer after this rescue of the company, if the housing market does worse than it was. but, one other thing we could look at without talkso talking about doing away are fannie and -- away with fannie and freddie, is address the regulators, this is a choice, one that is already being discussed. they are ones that capped salary, at fannie and freddie, they are the ones that regulate and they are oversight of the compan
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 9:20am EST
respond to president obama's demand that we raise tax rates. listen in, please. >> and it's exactly how we approached our discussions in the biden group, my discussions at the white house a year and a half ago, and for that matter in the joint select committee. and if the president doesn't agree with our proposal and our outline, i think he's got an obligation to send one to the congress and a plan that can pass both chambers of congress. if you look at the plans that the white house has talked about thus far, they couldn't pass either house of the congress. we're ready and eager to talk to the president and to work with him, to make sure that the american people aren't disadvantaged by what's happening here in washington. >> good morning. you know, i think at this point pretty much most folks in the country and certainly in this town know where both sides are on taxes. i think we understand that. but to the speaker's point, we have not had any discussion and any specifics with this president about the real problem -- stuart: speaker boehner is the principal negotiator, vis-a-vis the presi
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
discuss the some ceos formally spoke out against president obama's policies after the election doing about face and backing him. tastid-light founder, and white castle and fast signs ceo join me on 5:00 eastern on fox business. lori: thompson, thanks. is the stock market pricing in a tumble over the fiscal cliff? losh abet senior economist and market strategist milton miss rought at this breaks it down with tracy and ash. stick around >> gold bars i suppose. >> i would be buying gold bars and real estate. >> under the mattress. >> let it all go. ashley: nothing wrong with those. not at all. >> and on that note --, take it away. ashley: thank you, ladies. as lori just said, drifting along. market up by 11 points. good afternoon, i'm ashley webster. tracy: i'm tracy byrnes. political theater over the fiscal cliff. how a senate battle over the presidential power around the debt ceiling could shape the cliff talks going forward. ashley: apple shares up today, but still down more than 20% from the all-time high less than three months ago. now is the time to buy. is there more downside ahe
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 8:00pm EST
and say it's too bad the congress can't act. neil: all right, if barack obama thought he was going to get a pass from al gore on the global climate change warming, whatever they call it these days, not happening. we are here whether this might make the white house move even more quickly on climate change. melissa, what do you think? >> it's funny there's al gore lobbying cocktails at the president from this podium. he said the atmosphere was an open sewer, a fabulous image. incredible. in the speech, i watched the whole thing, he briefly -- neil: you did? >> yeah. he briefly mentioned the people who, you know, lost everything in their lives, no word about the folks on this show and the other show who are still without everything. i mean, he was just focused on using this, you know, as a political jumping off point for climate change. neil: seeing through the ears -- >> that's cruel. neil: former weight -- that i know, mr. mr. vice president, il leave you alone own that. leaving aside how to make a storm to use it as a point, accurately or not, i wonder if the administration to keep th
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 1:00pm EST
visit. melissa: peter barnes, thank you so much. president obama and speaker john boehner are talking, signs of progress or more of the same? it worked in the white house, we're pleased to be joined by some economic writer for the "wall street journal." let's start with these comments from a republican from tennessee known to be reasonable suggesting increase the tax rates on the wealthiest 2% to move on and talk about entitlements getting a little it is realistic to see the deal that might alternately happen? >> hi, lori and melissa. do you think you wil you'll havw december 31? i think this thing will stretch out maybe a few hours before plunging off a cliff. lori: anybody who thinks it will be an easy newsday is mistaken. >> you and i talked about it a week or two ago the thing that is amazing is they are not getting closer, they're getting further apart. melissa: at me sitting there for their part? >> i think he is emboldened by the election returns obviously and emboldened by the polls showing public and higher tax rates on the rich that he has become much less willing to comprom
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm EST
concerned that we are going over the fiscal cliff. he says, preside obama seemingly is intent on rsing his post-election advantage to win tax increaseson the wealthy and to eliminate the houses debt ceiling leveraged. joining us now from washington d.c., peter wallace, former reagan white house counsel, former member of the financial crisis inquiry commission. a senior fellow at the american enterprise institute. good to have you here. you believe there going or the cliff. >> i think their is a real danger of this. one can see a path for obaaa that does not look so terrible if we do go over the cliff. all of the taxes go up, but the democrats have an opportunity to introduce legislation to reduce the taxes for 98 percent of the people leaving the wealthier people, i guess you could call them wealthy, the top two percentage to stay at the high rates. it is possible to do this. lou: it is posible, but i have to ask you, surely the republicans have to understand and had understand six months ago what what transpired in this lame duck session of congress? what this president oud pres
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
obamas lighted the national christmas tree. see how manytrees are inside the white house. you will be astonished. ♪ gerri: if you're planning to donate to charity for the holidays, stay tuned, up next year-end tips gerri: americans are back to using their credit cards now in record numbers. according to the federal reserve, u.s. consumer borrowing hitting a record $2.7 trillion in october. that is up more than 14 dal billion month over month. they weresing them to buy cars and attend schools. autos and student loans increased nearly $11 billion. >>> moving on giving to charity during the holidays is always a good feeling. nearly half of all contributions charities receive each year are made between thanksgiving and new year's. with talks of congress limiting the charitable tax deduction asart of the fiscal cliff negotiation will this year be any different? we have the head of charity navigator with me now. ken, we were talking during the break, there has been, you've seen increasing contributions to charities this year because of that fiscal cliff. what do you see? we've seen some l
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
white house as we speak for this important meeting with president obama. they will continue their discussions on the fiscal cliff. and it's look likely we could have some news later this hour, perhaps later in the evening. we're not sure how long the discussion will go. rich, thank you so much for joining us on this. you will be standing by for us this whole hour at the white house who. we'll be getting back to you with any breaking news we have from this meeting. the markets some say are being held hostage by these negotiations. i just counted. 18 days left in this year for these negotiations to come to a conclusion. we shall see. more news on this breaking news let's go to didn'tcratic congressman kurt schrader. thanks for joining us very timely. what do you think as we see speaker boehner coming to the white house to speak with president obama. what do you think will come out of this meeting? >> i hope some progress. as you indicated there has been precious little so far. they want to get the country back on a secure footing and get jobs growing in the country. hopefully they w
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm EST
rhetoric but president obama and house speaker john boehner are going to meet at white house in just a few minutes. >>> late today the president accepted united nations ambassador susan rice's decision to remove her name from consideration for secretary of state. >>> fox news reports that senator john kerry is being talked up in the administration as likely nominee pour that position. >>> home repossessions hit a nine-month high in november even as foreclosure filings fell to the lowest level in six years. courting to realtytrac number of homes in the process fell to the lowest level in six years. that is the latest from fox business network, giving you the power to prosper david: well the "wall street journal" poll of economists found a majority of those polled oppose the fed's continuation of money printing and bonn buying like was announced yesterday. one of the most influential of these voices, john silvia, managing director and chief economist for wells fargo in yesterday's "wall street journal" mr. sylvia said the fed's bond buying is quote, distorting market prices and cr
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm EST
obama. if i hear that there has been a call made to representative boehner to come and speak in the white house that they will get something done. then i will start thinking about getting out. nothing until then. adam: some people say if we go over the cliff, it really is ... we still have a month or two for congress to fix things. >> if we go over the fiscal cliff, it will be bad. it will be really bad for the market. ultimately, it will make its way out. we are not solving this cliff before the end of the year. we have come to gather. we have a framework. we are here and they are there, but we will meet somewhere in the middle. i think it will be bad for the market if they work behind the curve. adam: when do they jump in if we go over the cliff? >> waited out. you will know. the first three days, at that point, start looking at getting into positions. our economy is doing better. things are pointing to growth. hopefully washington will not screw this up. if you look at these solid companies that are out there right now, those are the ones that you buy. adam: thank you very much.
FOX Business
Dec 6, 2012 11:00am EST
everybody else. >> there is movement on these talks and president obama and john boehner spoke on the phone days after republicans offered a hundred billion dollars of tax revenue. republicans say they're waiting on a counteroffer from the white house. back to you. dennis: should republicans hold out and let us go over the fiscal click? john brown of euro pacific capital is with us and former adviser to british prime minister margaret thatcher and he joins us with his take. thanks for being with us. do you think we are going over the cliff? >> cliff of sorts. the fiscal cliff was created by politicians who lack the courage to do the best for the american people. and already has done severe damage to the economy. now we have democrats who want to suck money out of the economy in tax and we have rhino republicans in name only who wants spending cuts. both those things will do damag% to the economy and any compromise will damage the economy and push it further into deep recession. neither side discusses the real problem which is the enormous costs of big government. cost in money and reg
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